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News about 3-Cushion Billiards from around the world.

Dick Jaspers Wins 4th World Championship Title Featured

Dick Jaspers of the Netherlands proved best of all in the 2018 3-Cushion World Championship held in Cairo, Egypt October 2-6, 2018. The Dutch superstar and now world number two ranked player defeated Jeremy Bury of France in an epic final match that went all the way to a shootout to determine the winner.


Myung-Woo Cho Wins World Junior Championship for 2nd Time Featured

South Korean billiard phenom Myung-Woo Cho, in his final appearance as a junior, has won his second world title in the September 2018 tournament held in Izmir, Turkey, In the process he confirmed his position as one of the best players in the world, set several records along the way, and gave us all a prelude of what is to come as he continues his career on the International 3-cushion billiard scene as an adult.


Therese Klompenhouwer Regains Women's World Title in 2018 Featured

Therese Klompenhouwer of Netherlands fought a tough tournament to regain her Women's World Championship title defeating perennial rival Orie Hida of Japan in the final match. In the eight installments of this event Hida has won four times and now Therese has won three. Only Natsumi Higasiuchi of Japan can boast a women's world championship title.


Dani Sanchez is the "Survivor" in 3C Masters Tournament Featured

Twenty-four started the Survival 3C Masters event in Incheon, Korea. Four remained on the final day. But it was Dani Sanchez of Spain who proved the most resilient as he outlasted his remaining rivals Semih Sayginer (TUR), Sung-Won Choi (KOR) and Marco Zanetti (ITA) to win the $50,000 first prize and title of Survival 3C Masters Champion.


New Survival 3C Masters Event - 1st Time On World Stage

Three cushion billiard fans around the world are ecstatic over the wealth of high quality - and high prize money - events in 2018. The McCreery Champion of Champions would be hard to beat for a single prize fund event. But the new 3C Masters series sponsored by the UMB and Kozoom "in total" will give billiard fans many opportunities to see the top players in unusual challenge matches to test their skills. And all the while they will be competing for tens of thousands of dollars in prizes. Next up: the Survival 3C Masters.

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